One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations... Is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting
In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
To be true to ourselves, we must be true to others. We will not behave in foreign places so as to violate our rules and standards here at home, for we know that the trust which our Nation earns is essential to our strength.
We are a purely idealistic Nation, but let no one confuse our idealism with weakness.
I don't think that Israel has any legal or moral justification for their massive bombing of the entire nation of Lebanon.